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Navigational charts & designs: The table of the true place of the sune

Navigational charts & designs: The table of the true place of the sune

Illus. in: Martin Cortés, Arte de Navigation, London, 1589, fol. 24. Reference copy may be in SSF - Navigation. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Moon; Sun; Ast... more

[Alchemical scene showing two putti holding philosopher's stone containing image of Hermes, below which are a man and a woman kneeling before furnace where transmutation is to take place]
A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place. According to ye newest and most exact observations,

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Sold by H. Moll and by I. King at ye Globe in ye Poultrey near Stocks Market." "To Wil. Paterson esq; this map of the West-Indies &c. is most humb... more

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, and ye several tracts made by ye galeons and flota from place to place.

A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; w...

Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Ind... more

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology staying for the remarkables of your place, and the composer being unwilling to send it to the press without them, that so the work may be as compleat as possible --- You are theref

Boston, April 10, 1729. Reverend Sir, The New-England chronology stayi...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 34, Folder 7.

A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz. Virginia, Mariland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: Of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the Confederate Indians; comprehending Aquanishuonîgy proper, their place of residence, Ohio and Tïiuxsoxrúntie, their deer-hunting countries, Couxsaxráge and Skaniadarâde, their beaver-hunting countries; of the Lakes Erie, Ontário, and Champlain, and part of New-France: Wherein is also shewn the antient and present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz. Virgini...

Scale ca. 1:2,270,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. "Sold by R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London, & by the author in Philadelphia." Includes inscription to "Thomas Pownall, Esq... more

A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz Virginia, Màriland, Dèlaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: of Aquanishuonîgy, the country of the confederate Indians; comprehending Aquanishuonîgy proper, their place of residence, Ohio and Tïiuxsoxrúntie their deer-hunting countries; Couxsaxráge and Skaniadarâde, their beaver-hunting countries; of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain, and of part of New-France: Wherein is also shewn the antient and present seats of the Indian nations.

A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz Virginia...

Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. Cover title: Middle British colonies in America: Original wrappers. Hand colored, coloration does not agree with legend. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Longitude west of London" and "fr... more

A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last landing place of our army and the country through which it marched to the attack /

A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last l...

Also shows Bay and Cul de Sac Royal. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Differs slightly from the map of Fort Royal in London Magazine, April 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ... more

This is the place to affix the stamp

This is the place to affix the stamp

Print shows a skull and crossbones representation of the official stamp required by the Stamp Act of 1765. Title from item. Illus. in: The Pennsylvania Journal and Weekly Advertiser, 1765 October 24. American 1... more

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place du marché dans la ville de la Havane prise = Vista de la plaza del mercado en la Ciudad de la Havana / / drawn by Elias Durnford Engineer ; engraved by C. Canot and T. Morris.

A view of the market place in the city of the Havana Vue de la place d...

Print showing a large plaza with water fountain, tradesmen, venders, pedestrians, and soldiers in drill formation, also a coach and four, in the city of Havana. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower right co... more

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec on the north shore of the river St. Laurence - from this place 1500 chosen troops at the break of day fell down the river on the ebb of tide to the place of landing 13 Sept. 1759 Vue de Cap Rouge vulgairement Carouge, a 9 miles au dessus de la ville de Québec - sur le bord septentrional de la riviere de St. Laurent - c'est de Carouge que 1500 himmes de troupes choisies descendirent avec la marée au lieu de debarquement 13 Sept. 1759 / / drawn on the spot by Capt. Hervey Smyth ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

A view of Cape Rouge or Carouge, nine miles above the City of Quebec o...

Print shows a ship on the Saint Lawrence River with a rowboat of troops disembarking at a point above the city of Québec. Title from item. Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 i... more

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der untern Stadt zu Quebec Vuë de la place capitale dans la Ville basse a Quebec / / gravé par Francois Xav. Habermann.

Vuë de la place capitale a Quebeck. Prospect des haupt plazes der unte...

Print shows street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians in Québec; an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city. Title from item (as characteristic of optical prints, title is printed i... more

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that it has been the custom of all nations to erect monuments to perpetuate the remembrance of grand events [For the erection of a liberty pole in place of the one erected at the t

To the sons of liberty in this City. Gentlemen. It's well known, that ...

On verso, Copy 1: S; Feb 3, 1770; N.Y.H.S.; On recto, Copy 2: 1770, Feb 3; 15. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 104, Folder 8a. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms... more

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Brition...

Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Imperfect. Lower right section missing. Parts of upper right section torn away. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of... more

New York, 1775. Sir, The independent company of free citizens, of which you are a member, are to meet this day at [blank] o'clock in the Brick-meeting yard; at which time and place, properly armed and accoutred, you will be pleased to give your

New York, 1775. Sir, The independent company of free citizens, of whic...

Not in Evans.; On verso: ap 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 107, Folder 14b.

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare of our country again induces us to urge your exertions in sending to the magazine in this place, what can be procured of the following articles, salt pork, beans, peas, vinega

Chamber of supplies, Watertown, June 18, 1775. Gentlemen, The welfare ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Eph... more

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton, with tables of the direct and thwart courses & distances from place to place.

An actual survey of the sea coast from New York to the I. Cape Briton,...

Scale ca. 1:590,000. Shows longitude east and west from Boston. Soundings in feet. Includes tables, distance charts, and insets of New York, Boston and Halifax harbors, Casco Bay and Annapolis Royal, and "A map... more

In observance of the Colony-writ to me directed, these are in the name of the government of the Massachusetts-Bay, to will and require you forthwith to cause the Freeholders and other inhabitants of your town … to assemble at such time and place

In observance of the Colony-writ to me directed, these are in the name...

Filled in in mss. for Berkshire to the selectment of Jericho and dated at Pittsfield. 29 April 1776 and signed by Israel Dickinson sheriff.; Ford 2015.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congr... more

State of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, December 9, 1776. Whereas great inconveniences, may take place from our not knowing the number of male inhabitants in each town and plantation in this state, from sixteen years old

State of the Massachusetts-Bay. In the House of representatives, Decem...

Positive Photostat.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collectio... more

Hartford, August 21, 1777 The following is a narrative of part of the transactions at and near Fort Stanwix, since the investiture of that place by the enemy, given in manuscript by Lieutenant-Colonel Willet, of that garrison. [Hartford 1777].

Hartford, August 21, 1777 The following is a narrative of part of the ...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evan.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 3, Folder 44.

York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les attaques à la position des Armées francaise et americaine devant cette place.

York en Virginie, 1781. Carte des environs d'York avec les attaques à ...

Scale ca. 1:134,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Includes descriptive index to military works. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1475 Available also through the Library o... more

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the enemy at the close of the late session of Assembly their pushing immediately to this place, the dispersion of the publick papers, which for the purpose of saving them necessar

In Council. January 19, 1781. Sir. The invasion of our country by the ...

Evans 17410. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 179, Folder 1a.

Map of the islands of Martinico, Dominico, Guardalupe, St. Christophers &c. shewing the place of Adml. Rodney's late victory over the French fleet.

Map of the islands of Martinico, Dominico, Guardalupe, St. Christopher...

Relief shown pictorially. In upper right margin: Political Mage June 1782. From Political magazine and parliamentary, naval, military, and literary journal, June 1782, v. 3. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789,... more

A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city of Philadelphia, surveyed the 28th August 1787, beginning at a bridge on the old York Road, N. 2⁰. W. 36 3/4 perches up said road to a corner of Beech Street, thence up said street N. 85⁰. W. 27 perches to a corner of land formerly Edward Roberts'; thence by said land S. 1⁰. E. 45 perches to Peggs Run, thence down said run, N. 78⁰. E. 28 perches to the place of beginning.

A Draught of ten lots of ground in the northern liberties of the city ...

Scale ca. 1:650. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth and paper backing with reinforced edges. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and torn. Cadastral map. Includes "Annexed coloured plan," ca. 1... more

View of part of the town of Pelew, and the place of Council

View of part of the town of Pelew, and the place of Council

Engraving by W. & J. Walker after drawing by T. Maltron after sketch by Robet White. Illus. in: George Keate, An Account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the Western part of the Pacific Ocean. London, 1788. Re... more

View of the causeway or landing place, at Pelew

View of the causeway or landing place, at Pelew

Engraving by I. Landseer after drawing by T. Malton after a sketch by I. Wedgebrough. Illus. in: George Keate, An Account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean, London, 1788. R... more

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Nouvelle place de la Bastille

Cartoon shows Louis XVI standing on a pedestal with one foot on the hydra of despotism(?) from which five of seven heads have been severed; on the left, a clergyman offers him a gold coin, and on the right, a S... more

Albany. 19th February, 1789. Gentlemen. One of the most important elections is soon to take place, that can possibly engage the attention of a free people---it is for a Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, a continental representative, state senators

Albany. 19th February, 1789. Gentlemen. One of the most important elec...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 111, Folder 16a.

... An act to authorize the President of the United States in certain cases to alter the place for holding a session of Congress ... [Followed by] An act transferring, for a limited time, the jurisdiction of suits and offences from the District

... An act to authorize the President of the United States in certain ...

Not in Evans.; Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United State: at the first session begun and held at the City of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, on Monday the second of Decembe... more

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following melancholly accident took place in the River Merrimack, viz. A Mr. Chase of Newton, with eight others, were crossing the river in a small boat, they were unfortunately overtaken

[Cuts] Newburyport, July 23, 1794. On Saturday last, the following mel...

Not in Evans.; Verse.; Imprint 2.; On verso: 10-98-1009.1.44.24; On verso: MC # 09-82-038.154 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in S... more

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. Begun and held at the City of Philadelphia ... [Dec. 2, 1793] An Act to authorize the President ... to alter the Place for holding a Session of Congress .... Approved-April the third 179

Third Congress of the United States: at the first session. Begun and h...

Signed by Edm. Randolph, Secretary of State.; Evans 27845.; On verso: 0138C, 2JE61, 57.50 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML... more

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Billy's poll-tax; or, King's place all in an uproar!

Print shows two bare-breasted women in a boudoir, one appears to have been fixing or powdering the hair of the other who sits before a mirror; a box of hair powder has fallen to the floor spilling its contents;... more

The closet companion: an help to serious persons, in the important duty of self-examination. Intended to be fixed up on the Christian's usual place of retirement, in order to remind him of, as well as to assist him in, the work ... [Signed] G. B

The closet companion: an help to serious persons, in the important dut...

Imprint 3.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 46, Folder 1a.

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding place]

[Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - discover Kira's hiding ...

Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 Rōnin; the samurai discover Kira's hiding place. Title devised by Library staff, no information provided by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo pri... more

Bold Dighton. Being the account of an action fought off Guadaloupe, in 1805, where ninety-five Americans and near three hundred Britons made their escape from the prison at that place [180-?].

Bold Dighton. Being the account of an action fought off Guadaloupe, in...

Imprint 1.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 48, Folder 24.

[Gray's Inn Place]

[Gray's Inn Place]

Kennedy, 297 (second state). Signed with butterfly on plate, in pencil and on verso., Note on verso: no. 3, selected proof. Ex coll.: W. H. Buston. Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the... more

[Jubilee Place, Chelsea]

[Jubilee Place, Chelsea]

Kennedy, 274. Signed with butterfly on plate, in pencil and on verso. Note on verso: chosen proof. Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collectio... more

A meeting of the electing committee of the "Philadelphia society for the establishment and support of charity schools will be held at the usual place on evening, the day of 180 at o'clock. Sec'y. To. [Philadelphia, 180-].

A meeting of the electing committee of the "Philadelphia society for t...

Blank form dated in mss. Saturday 7th of May 1803 at 7 o'clock. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collecti... more

[Nut-shop, St. James Place]

[Nut-shop, St. James Place]

Kennedy, 291 (first state). Signed with butterfly on plate and in pencil. Coll. marks: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342) and H. G. Whittemore (Lugt suppl. 1384a). Title and other information from Beall. American pri... more

Thermo lamp. This recent, extraordinary, and celebrated discovery, was exhibited, on Monday evening last, at the Columbian Museum ... The next exhibition ... will take place at the Museum, No. 80, Greenwich street, to-morrow evening, at 6 o'cloc

Thermo lamp. This recent, extraordinary, and celebrated discovery, was...

2101 E 7 29 My 46.; Rec. 6-21-46.; $10,00.; On verso: 2101E7 29 My 46. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera... more

Proclamation de la Constitution, place du Marché des Innocens, le 14 septembre 1791 / Prieur inv. & del. ; Berthault scul.

Proclamation de la Constitution, place du Marché des Innocens, le 14 s...

Print shows a large crowd hearing the news that the new constitution is proclaimed, substantially reducing the power of the monarchy. Title from item. Illustration from: Collection complète des tableaux histori... more

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou 1er Pluviôse An 1er de la République / Swebach Desfontaines inv. & del. ; Berthault sculps.

Supplice de Louis XVI, Place de la Révolution, le 21 Janvier 1793; ou ...

Print shows French soldiers, some on horseback, and citizens gathered around the platform where Louis XVI stands before the guillotine on the day of his execution. Title from item. Plate from: Collection complè... more

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan and sketched elevation]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.14

Plan général de l'enceinte et des ouvrages projettés pour fortifier la place de Sto. Domingo.

Plan général de l'enceinte et des ouvrages projettés pour fortifier la...

Relief shown by shading. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 399 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan with sketches]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.13

Address to the freeholders of Ohio County, Virginia. Fellow Citizens. At a meeting held at Hamit's old place, on the 10th of Sept last, it was resolved to support John G. Jackson, esq for the next congress, and we were appointed a standing commi

Address to the freeholders of Ohio County, Virginia. Fellow Citizens. ...

Imprint 3.; Political campaign.; Title.; On verso: 6 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfo... more

Shocking earthquakes Charleston, (S. C.) Feb. 7, 1812. Yesterday morning, about half past 3 o'clock the inhabitants of his place were very much alarmed by another tremendous shock of an earthquake ... Boston----Printed and sold at the Printing-O

Shocking earthquakes Charleston, (S. C.) Feb. 7, 1812. Yesterday morni...

Verse.; Earthquake- Charleston S.C.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 49... more

The minor literary exhibition of the College of Georgetown, D. C. will take place on the 27th of February, at 10 o'clock, A. M. ... [Georgetown] February 27, 1821.

The minor literary exhibition of the College of Georgetown, D. C. will...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 15.

Vue de la place des boutiques / Cadolle delt. ; lithe. par Deroy.

Vue de la place des boutiques / Cadolle delt. ; lithe. par Deroy.

Print showing a view across a plaza with carriages and pedestrians at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Title from item.

Advice. If wisdom's heights you wish to climb, And order's laws embrace; For ev'ry thing have you a time: Put each thing in its place. Un Imprimeur. City of Washington, June 22, 1826.

Advice. If wisdom's heights you wish to climb, And order's laws embrac...

Imprint 2.; Verse. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 192, Folder 23.

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, Maryland]

[Washington Monument looking north on Washington Place in Baltimore, M...

Drawing shows view of monument beyond First Unitarian Church, originally First Independent Church of Baltimore, designed by Maximilian Godefroy, completed in 1818. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed lowe... more

National Calendar; containing a list of all the officers and agents, civil, military, and naval, of the United States; with the duties, compensation, and place of employment of each officer; to which is added a variety of statistical, and other

National Calendar; containing a list of all the officers and agents, c...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 194, Folder 10. Copy scanned: 1

Harrodsburg, November 8, 1831. Gentlemen. We herewith enclose to you the preamble and resolutions adopted at this place upon yesterday ... At a numerously attended meeting of the Citizens of Mercer County, friendly to the principles and measures

Harrodsburg, November 8, 1831. Gentlemen. We herewith enclose to you t...

Page Order: Triptych Span Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 22, Folder 3.

The State convention of National Republicans of Vermont, which met at this place on the 11th day of July inst. feeling the necessity of a united and vigorous effort, and an efficient organization of the party, to secure success at the approachin

The State convention of National Republicans of Vermont, which met at ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 177, Folder 18.

Washington City, March 4, 1835. The session having drawn to a close, I hasten, before leaving this place, to communicate, as has been my practice ever since I have first been honored with a seat in Congress, to the people of the State, the leadi

Washington City, March 4, 1835. The session having drawn to a close, I...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 194, Folder 2e.

Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities.

Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling...

Shows longitude west from Greenwich and Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by S. Augustus Mitchell ..." The paper edition of this map appears in Bishop Davenport's A New Gazett... more

A new map of South Carolina with its canals, roads & distances from place to place along the stage & steam boat routes.

A new map of South Carolina with its canals, roads & distances from pl...

The earliest general map to show the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company's line which began in Charleston, S.C. It was completed to Hamburg, S.C., in 1833. Its 136 miles of track were then the longest in... more

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this place and Upper Alton, yesterday, a calf skin pocket book ... Lewis J. Clawson. Alton, Aug. 4, 1840.

$10 reward! lost, either in Alton City, or on the road between this pl...

Reward.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 16, Folder 20.

Religious notice. Rev. A. Chandler, will preach at the Brick school house, in Upper Alton, on Saturday evening, March 27th, 1841 at half past 6 o'clock ... He will preach at the above place, on Sabbath evening next, at candlelighting. March 27,

Religious notice. Rev. A. Chandler, will preach at the Brick school ho...

Chandler, A.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 17, Folder 2.

General Taylor's letter of condolence to Henry Clay on his recent distressing bereavement .... Philadelphia. Published by C. Alexander Daily Chronicle Office, Franklin Place 1847.

General Taylor's letter of condolence to Henry Clay on his recent dist...

Page Order: Leaflet Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 155, Folder... more

Rotundo [i.e. Rotunda] Gardens. Mr. Hampton's grand 77th ascent with his new royal Irish national balloon, Erin-Go-Bragh the first ascent this season, will take place on Easter Monday, 24th April, 1848.

Rotundo [i.e. Rotunda] Gardens. Mr. Hampton's grand 77th ascent with h...

Broadside announcing an ascension and parachute jump from the Rotunda Gardens, Dublin, Ireland, by balloonist John Hampton. Includes a picture of his balloon "Erin-Go-Bragh." Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Ned Buntline's own. Extra. Ned never before has had occasion to get out an extra, but he deems it necessary to say that he was not participating in the riot at the Astor Place Opera House on the night of the 10th ... Edward Z. C. Judson, the "Ne

Ned Buntline's own. Extra. Ned never before has had occasion to get ou...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 120, Folder 23.

The place we hear about

The place we hear about

Another grim portrayal of violent goldfield life in California, similar to "Things as They Are" (no. 1849-3) and equally critical of the outgoing Polk administration. Here again mayhem erupts, as prospectors an... more

Cirque Américain - Place du Chateau d'Eau, J.W. Myers, proprietor

Cirque Américain - Place du Chateau d'Eau, J.W. Myers, proprietor

Print showing an exterior view of the Place du Chateau d'Eau in Paris, France, with a throng of people in the foreground.

A fair will be held in connection with the anti-slavery meetings of this place, on A large assortment of fancy and useful articles will be offered for sale, the proceeds of which will be given to the anti-slavery cause. [185-?].

A fair will be held in connection with the anti-slavery meetings of th...

Anti-slavery. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 137, Folder 4b.

Union with freemen -- No union with slaveholders. Anti-slavery meetings! Anti-slavery meetings will be held in this place, to commence on [blank] at [blank] in the [blank]. To be addressed by Agents of the Western anti-slavery society. Three mil

Union with freemen -- No union with slaveholders. Anti-slavery meeting...

Anti-slavery. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 137, Folder 4.

Paris. Place du châtelet / E. Baldus.

Paris. Place du châtelet / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 21. No. 86.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... more

[Column, Place Vendôme] / E. Baldus.

[Column, Place Vendôme] / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 9.

[Place de la Concorde, Paris, France] / E. Baldus.

[Place de la Concorde, Paris, France] / E. Baldus.

Place de la Concorde, showing fountains, obelisk and buildings. In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 7.

Paris. Place St. Germain l'Auxerrois / E. Baldus.

Paris. Place St. Germain l'Auxerrois / E. Baldus.

In album: Paris et ses environs en photographies, p. 17. No. 80.

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonville, (in the Town of Needham,) which will take place on the 10th inst at One o'clock P. M ... Enclosed is a free pass. Daniel Ayer ... Monday, Oct. 10, 1853.

Dear Sir: I take the liberty to invite you to my land sale, in Bostonv...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 61, Folder 22.

A new map of Nth. Carolina : with its canals, roads & distances from place to place, along the stage & steam boat routes.

A new map of Nth. Carolina : with its canals, roads & distances from p...

Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "N. Carolina" with "Population of North Carolina by Counties, in 1850" pasted on verso of front cover. "Entered according to Act of Congress in ... more

Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, showing the rail roads, canals, stage roads &c. with distances from place to place.

Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, showing th...

General map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities and towns, roads, railroads, canals, and distances. [From published bibli... more

Place de la Concorde A Paris / / Photographie d'apres nature par Ch. Soulier, photographe de l'empereur.

Place de la Concorde A Paris / / Photographie d'apres nature par Ch. S...

Photograph shows obelisk and fountain in Place de la Concorde with palaces, Rue Royale, and Church of the Madeleine in the background. Title from item. No. 215. Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers o... more

Mount Ararat, the resting place of the Ark after the flood

Mount Ararat, the resting place of the Ark after the flood

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 35 (1856 Aug. 9), p. 140. Reference copy may be in LOT 4702-B. Caption card tracings: Bibl... more

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Merchants' place at Toumhai]

[French naval expedition to the Indo-Chinese archipelago: Merchants' p...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 April 26, p. 340.

[Gen. Wm. Walker's Exp. in Nicaragua]: Market Place on Grand Plaza, Granada, Nic.

[Gen. Wm. Walker's Exp. in Nicaragua]: Market Place on Grand Plaza, Gr...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 28 (1856 June 21), p. 25.

[Gen. Wm. Walker's Exp. in Nicaragua]: Market place, Grand Plaza, Granada

[Gen. Wm. Walker's Exp. in Nicaragua]: Market place, Grand Plaza, Gran...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 2, no. 50 (1856 Nov. 22), p. 369. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Walker, William, 1824-1860.

Landing place. Assouan

Landing place. Assouan

Boats harbored in the Aswan area on the Nile River. Title from item. No. 1831. On verso: Assouan. Landing place.

Spencer, Vila & Co. Bankers, No. 13 Congress Street, corner of Exchange place (rear of the traveller building,) Boston, offer for sale the following list of first class securities ... [1858].

Spencer, Vila & Co. Bankers, No. 13 Congress Street, corner of Exchang...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 63, Folder 30.

Mount Vernon dining & oyster saloon ... The subscriber respectfully informs his friends and the public that he has fitted in the above place with every convenience, for a first-class restaurant ... James Patterson ... Boston, June, 1859.

Mount Vernon dining & oyster saloon ... The subscriber respectfully in...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 64, Folder 31.

John Brown riding on his coffin to the place of execution  [Charlestown, W. Va.]

John Brown riding on his coffin to the place of execution [Charlestow...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 211 (1859 Dec. 17), p. 36. Wood engraving by Arthur Berghaus. Caption card tracings: A/P/P... more

[Wumen (Meridian) gate at the imperial palace compound in Beijing, China, where executions of corrupt officials took place; includes Chinese language characters in right margin]

[Wumen (Meridian) gate at the imperial palace compound in Beijing, Chi...

Title devised by Library staff. Reference copy in LOT 5090, no. 157. Purchase; G.V. Yudin; 1906. Forms part of: Yudin Collection (Library of Congress).

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